Nel Nets Last-Minute Winner For SuperSport
Gauteng Cup Report: Jomo Cosmos 0-1 SuperSport United 27 March 2016
Result: Jomo Cosmos 0-1 SuperSport United
Date: 27 March 2016
A late winner from Morne Nel saw SuperSport United edge out Jomo Cosmos 1-0 in the first game of the 2016 Gauteng Cup on Sunday.
The clash was closely contested in the opening exchanges. Bradley Grobler attempted a diagonal ball to find Morton, but his pass was too strong. Shortly thereafter Nomandela curled a shot wide for Cosmos.
Nel provided a good cross towards Grobler in the 21st minute but Naicker did well to make the crucial interception.
The game looked set to head for a dribble out, but in the 44th minute it was Nel who netted the winner for Matsatsantsa from close range after a classy cross from Khumalo on the left wing.
The rules for the games are as follows:
* Three points for a win during normal time - two points for a win after dribble out and one point for a loss after dribble out.
* One additional bonus point will be awarded to the winning team should they scored two or more goals in any game.
* Each match will last for 45 minutes with any additional minutes added at the discretion of the match officials.